10 Great NYC Restaurants with "B" Sanitation Grades

The Atlantic ChipShop

Neighborhood: Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn
Address: 129 Atlantic Ave.
Website: chipshopnyc.com
Why It Received a "B":

1) Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
2) Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
3) Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
4) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.

Why It Doesn't Matter: If you're hungover and in dire need of some greasy, deep-fried goodness to get your mind off your headache, the ChipShop is your filthy medicine. "Better fried" is probably a motto somewhere. The standard battered cod and chips can't be beat, but you can also get shrimp, scallops, sausage, and pizza-all deep-fried too. They've got a lengthy English menu, with the pies and bangers you'd expect. Be sure to save room in your guts for deep-fried Twinkies. Good for a hangover, also good for eating while on the way to a hangover.

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